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    Wait until fracking pollutes the water in their district, and then when they call the EPA, no one answers the phone.
    Did a drug manufacturer put a drug on the market without testing it properly? Oh, well, there's no FDA to enforce all those laws that Congress wrote.
    Maybe after writing these platforms, they should have someone read it back to them so they'll think: "Wow, that sounds batshit crazy, we'd better fix that."

    If you can separate sex from procreation, you have given women the ability to participate in society on an equal basis with men. -Gloria Feldt

    by skohayes on Tue May 22, 2012 at 03:58:43 PM PDT

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    •  but they like water pollution and quack medicine. (3+ / 0-)
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      So if you bring up those examples they'll say "oh goodie!"

      That's why I started with marijuana and LSD.  Those things they hate, and will immediately whine for bringing back the FDA.  

      "Minus two votes for the Democrat" equals "plus one vote for the Republican." Arithmetic doesn't care about your feelings.

      by G2geek on Tue May 22, 2012 at 04:47:31 PM PDT

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    •  Iowa supports getting rid of the (7+ / 0-)

      Department of Agriculture? How will the farmers subsist, let alone make a profit? They might even want Commerce and Energy if they stop to think about it.

      OK, I realize thinking is no longer done by the Iowa GOP.

      Maybe they already have fracking pollutants, not to mention all kinds of FDA regulated drugs in their water - what they have left anyway.

      "People, even more than things, have to be restored, renewed, revived, reclaimed and redeemed; never throw out anyone. " Audrey Hepburn "A Beautiful Woman"

      by Ginny in CO on Tue May 22, 2012 at 08:53:59 PM PDT

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